Introducing our new film series …

film-series

Take the last frame to Clarksville … for the first time in over three decades, film has returned to the corner of Franklin and First! Sponsored by Planters Bank, with additional support provided by the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts & Heritage Development Council, this film series features vintage flicks and modern classics, presented on Sunday afternoons in our 153-seat auditorium.

Admission is $5 (cash or check only). Tickets for each film go on sale one week prior to the showing and are available at the box office between 9:00am and 2:00pm, Monday through Friday. Any remaining tickets are available at the door one hour prior to showtime. Popcorn, candy and bottled water are available as concessions.

 

Grease

Grease

 
Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they’re now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance? Featuring such favorites as “Summer Nights,” “Beauty School Dropout” and the now famous “Greased Lightning,” this timeless classic will have you singing and dancing by the end of the movie.

2pm May 21
 
Rating: PG
Running time: 110 minutes
Release year: 1978
Director: Randal Kleiser
Cast: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway, Didi Conn
Aladdin

Aladdin

 
In the heart of an enchanted city, the street urchin Aladdin falls in love with the free-spirited Princess Jasmine. Aladdin’s whole life changes with one rub of a magic lamp as a fun-loving, shape-shifting Genie (voiced by Robin Williams) appears and grants him three wishes, setting him on an incredible journey of discovery in this Oscar-winning animated classic (“Best Score and Original Song” for “A Whole New World”).

2pm May 28
 
Rating: G
Running time: 90 minutes
Release year: 1992
Directors: John Musker, Ron Clements
Cast: Linda Larkin, Lea Salonga, Scott Weinger, Brad Kane, Robin Williams
The Kings Speech

The King’s Speech

 
Stuttering King George “Bertie” VI (Colin Firth) finds his confidence thanks to a speech therapist (Geoffrey Rush). Over time, the two men forge a bond that helps shape the United Kingdom’s future.

2pm June 4
 
Rating: R
Running time: 118 minutes
Release year: 2010
Director: Tom Hooper
Cast: Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter, Geoffrey Rush, Derek Jacobi, Guy Pearce
The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid

 
Ariel, a young mermaid, strikes a deal with the sea witch Ursula to become human in order to land the man of her dreams, even though her father has forbidden her to swim to the surface.

2pm June 11
 
Rating: G
Running time: 83 minutes
Release year: 1989
Directors: John Musker, Ron Clements
Cast: Jodi Benson, Rene Auberjonois, Samuel E. Wright, Pat Carroll, Buddy Hackett
Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias

 
A young beautician, newly arrived in a small Louisiana town, finds work at the local salon, where a small group of strong-willed women share a close bond of friendship and welcome her into the fold. Julia Roberts earned her first Oscar nomination as “Best Supporting Actress” in this film adapted from Robert Harling’s stage hit, which also features Dolly Parton, Sally Field, Shirley MacLaine, Olympia Dukakis and Daryl Hannah.

2pm June 25
 
Rating: PG
Running time: 118 minutes
Release year: 1989
Director: Herbert Ross
Cast: Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Julia Roberts, Olympia Dukakis
Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump

 
Tom Hanks stars in this story of a simple man who is unwittingly swept up in some of the key moments of the 20th century, from landmark events like the Vietnam War and the Watergate scandal, to key figures of pop culture including Elvis Presley, John Lennon and several presidents.

2pm July 2
 
Rating: PG-13
Running time: 142 minutes
Release year: 1994
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Cast: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, Sally Field
101 Dalmatians

101 Dalmatians

 
When a litter of Dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella de Vil, parents Pongo and Perdita must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.

2pm July 9
 
Rating: G
Running time: 80 minutes
Release year: 1961
Directors: Wolfgang Reitherman, Hamilton S. Luske, Clyde Geronimi
Cast: Betty Lou Gerson, Cate Bauer, Frederick Worlock, J. Pat O’Malley, Tom Conway
Hook

Hook

 
Robin Williams stars as a workaholic yuppie lawyer who remembers he was once Peter Pan after Captain Hook (Dustin Hoffman) kidnaps his children. While returning to Neverland to rescue them, the miserable man is forced to rediscover his inner child and become a better father in the process.

2pm July 16
 
Rating: PG
Running time: 145 minutes
Release year: 1991
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman, Julia Roberts, Bob Hoskins, Maggie Smith
Jumanji

Jumanji

 
When two kids (Kirsten Dunst and Bradley Pierce) find and play a magical board game, they release a man trapped in it for decades (Robin Williams), along with a host of dangers which can only be stopped by finishing the game.

2pm July 23
 
Rating: PG
Running time: 105 minutes
Release year: 1995
Director: Joe Johnston
Cast: Robin Williams, Bonnie Hunt, Kirsten Dunst, Bradley Pierce, Bebe Neuwirth
Swiss Family Robinson

Swiss Family Robinson

 
In Disney’s spectacular screen version of the literary classic by Johann David Wyss, a Swiss family must survive being shipwrecked on a deserted island in the South Pacific, using teamwork and wits to overcome the obstacles of nature and man.

2pm July 30
 
Rating: G
Running time: 126 minutes
Release year: 1960
Director: Ken Annakin
Cast: John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Janet Munro, Tommy Kirk
Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

 
Spending the summer with her family at an upscale Catskills resort in the 1960s, an innocent teen (played by Jennifer Grey) falls in love with the camp’s dance instructor (Patrick Swayze). Featuring the Oscar-winning song “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life.”

2pm August 6
 
Rating: PG-13
Running time: 97 minutes
Release year: 1987
Director: Emile Ardolino
Cast: Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, Jerry Orbach, Cynthia Rhodes, Jack Weston
Up

Up

 
In a determined effort to defy his helpless senior citizen status and fulfill a lifelong dream, 78-year-old balloon salesman Carl Fredricksen ties thousands of balloons to his house and floats away to South America. Soon after his remarkable lift-off, Carl finds that he has a stowaway: an 8-year-old Wilderness Explorer named Russell. The pair find a lost world full of incredible adventures and must learn to survive their new surroundings — and each other.

2pm August 13
 
Rating: PG
Running time: 96 minutes
Release year: 2009
Directors: Pete Docter, Bob Peterson
Cast: Edward Asner, Christopher Plummer, Jordan Nagai, John Ratzenberger, Delroy Lindo
Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

 
After an encounter with U.F.O.s, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen in this classic sci-fi tale about ordinary people and their extraordinary meetings with extraterrestrials.

2pm August 20
 
Rating: PG
Running time: 135 minutes
Release year: 1977
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Melinda Dillon, Teri Garr, François Truffaut, Bob Balaban
2001 A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey

 
An imposing black structure provides a connection between the past and the future in this enigmatic adaptation of a short story by revered sci-fi author Arthur C. Clarke. When Dr. Dave Bowman (Keir Dullea) and other astronauts are sent on a mysterious mission, their ship’s computer system, HAL, begins to display increasingly strange behavior, leading up to a tense showdown between man and machine that results in a mind-bending trek through space and time.

6pm August 21
 
Rating: G
Running time: 139 minutes
Release year: 1968
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Cast: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter, Leonard Rossiter

Previously shown in our film series …

A League of Their Own Footloose Finding Nemo Easter Parade Willy Wonka Citizen Kane Beauty and the Beast Lord of the Rings Singin in the Rain Gone With The Wind Casablanca Toy Story Groundhog Day Mary Poppins Frozen Grinch White Christmas It's a Wonderful Life Raiders of the Lost Ark ET The Wizard of Oz Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein Hocus Pocus